San Francisco mayor London Breed announced efforts to redirect city funding from the city's police department to the city's African American community in the city's upcoming budget. Kenny Choi reports. (6-5-20)
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OPD Chief, Mayor React to Police Defunding Vote by Oakland City CouncilThe Oakland city council voted to slash more than $17 million from the police budget on Thursday evening. (6-24-21)
San Francisco Grapples With Drastic Drop in Police RecruitsThe San Francisco police department is having a hard time finding enough prospective applicants for new positions. Kenny Choi reports. (6-24-21)
Post-Pandemic Used Car Prices SoarOne of the most surprising financial tales of the pandemic era has been the huge spike in the price of used cars. Len Ramirez reports. (6-24-21)
Real Estate Madness in Manteca as Home Prices Pass Million-Dollar MarkNew home buyers, many fleeing the Bay Area, are pouring into Manteca and they're ready to pay. Anna Giles reports. (6-24-21)
FAA Pressures San Jose to Clean Up Homeless Camp by AirportThe Federal Aviation Administration is putting pressure on San Jose to do something about what's grown to become perhaps the city's largest-ever homeless camp. Kiet Do reports. (6-24-21)
Thursday Evening Pinpoint ForecastEnjoy the mild weather while you can because there's another heat wave in the offing, says chief meteorologist Paul Heggen. (6-24-21)
Dozens Missing, Feared Dead After Deadly High-Rise Collapse in FloridaAuthorities say nearly 100 people are still unaccounted for after part of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed in a town outside Miami. Team coverage. (6-24-21)
Oakland City Council Debates Budget Amid Calls to Defund Police DepartmentJustin Andrews reports on the Oakland City Council preparing to vote on budget that will redirect funds away from the police department (6-24-2021)
Antioch Allows Plans For 95,000 Square Foot Cannabis Facility To ProceedAntioch is one step closer to what the mayor calls the "Cannabis Capitol of Northern California" after officials allowed plans for a 95,000 square foot cannabis facility at the old Kmart to proceed. Andrea Nakano reports. (6/23/21)
Suspect Arrested After I-880 Freeway Shooting, Fremont Crash; Victim Shares StoryA California Highway Patrol pursuit involving a freeway shooting suspect on Interstate 880 ended in a major collision and an arrest in Fremont Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, the driver who was shot at is sharing his story. (6/23/21)
VTA Shooting: Additional Personnel Files On Gunman ReleasedFour weeks after a Valley Transportation Authority employee killed nine of his colleagues in the deadliest mass shooting in Bay Area history, the agency released more personnel files on the gunman. Maria Medina reports. (6/23/21)
San Jose Installs Concrete Barriers On Downtown Bike LanesSan Jose is making it's streets downtown safer for bikers. Len Ramirez shows us the new concrete barriers that replace the old painted bike lanes.
Tiburon Project Looks To Address Sea Level RiseBrian Hackney reports on project to return sand to Tiburon beaches in order to mitigate sea level rise (6-23-2021)
CHP Pursuit Ends In Crash on Busy Fremont StreetMaria Medina reports on a crash in Fremont that ended a CHP pursuit of a suspect (6-23-2021)
Santa Cruz Mountain Locals Concerned About Proposed Fire Safety RequirementsWilson Walker reports on some Santa Cruz County residents being skeptical about proposed fire-risk mitigation state officials are looking for (6-23-2021)
Middle School In El Sobrante To Be Renamed After Betty Reid SoskinThe West Contra Costa School District took a vote to change the name of one of their schools for the cause of social justice. But this time, it happened without a lot of argument.
Brazen, Serial Shoplifter Appears In Court As DA Vows To Crack Down On Retail TheftsAfter a string of brazen retail thefts in San Francisco Kenny Choi tells us store owners are fed up and the District Attorney is vowing to crack down on the culprits.
Silicon Valley Antivirus Software Mogul John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Prison CellAllen Martin reports on Silicon Valley antivirus mogul John McAfee being found dead in his Spanish prison cell of an apparent suicide (6-23-2021)
San Jose Water Adopts Voluntary Conservation Measures, Limits Outdoor IrrigationSan Jose Water is asking residential and commercial customers to voluntarily reduce water use by 15% of their 2019 levels by August 31, or else face possible fines, and making SJW the latest entity to take action in the face of a worsening drought across the western U.S. Kiet Do reports. (6/23/21)
Wednesday Night Weather Forecast With Paul HeggenTemperatures will remain relatively cool for this time of year on Thursday, with highs ranging from the 60s along the coast to the low 80s inland. Conditions away from the coast will begin warming up heading into the weekend. Paul Heggen has the forecast. (6/23/21)
STEM Academy Fellowship Trains Black Men To Become TeachersOnly two percent of teachers are black men, according to the U.S. Department of Education, and a San Francisco man is trying to transform that deficit with a new model of leadership training. Sharon Chin reports. (6/23/21)
Contra Costa Authorities Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Fireworks Ahead of July 4thAndria Borba reports on Contra Costa County Fire officials confiscating thousands of dollars in fireworks (6-21-2021)
SJ Dad Says Santa Cruz Boardwalk Humiliated Him Calling Filipino Tattoo 'Gang-Related'A San Jose dad who visited the Santa Cruz Boardwalk on Father's Day with his son claims he was kicked out and humiliated. Maria Medina tells us a security guard thought his Pinoy Pride tattoo was gang-related.
Hundreds Gather At Lake Merritt To Honor Victim Of Juneteenth Mass ShootingA push is underway to curb the rise in deadly violence after the Juneteenth mass shooting at Oakland's Lake Merritt. Andrea Nakano joined 100s who gathered there Tuesday to honor the victim.